Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah

Loving Tablet Magazine's humorous approach to the High Holy Days. A few of our favorites...

A joyful lamentation over sealed spaces and the lessons Rosh Hashanah — and the High Holy Days — teaches when we have access to the gifts of our natural environment.

We delve into the world and meaning of the Jewish High Holy Days — ten days that span the new year of Rosh Hashanah through Yom Kippur's rituals of atonement. A young rabbi in L.A. is one voice in a Jewish spiritual renaissance that is taking many forms across the U.S. The vast majority of her congregation are people in their 20s and 30s, who, she says, are making life-giving connections between ritual, personal transformation, and relevance in the world.

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Two thoroughly humorous and enriching animated shorts on teshuva (repentance) + slicha (forgiveness) from artist Hanan Harchol

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Sometimes it takes the simple, kind words of a Somali woman to remind us of all to be treasured during these times.

Yesterday I posted this good morning message on our Facebook page: “Shana Tova! Special memories from New Years past?” Lauren Rosenfeld, an author and blogger living in Asheville, North Carolina, shared this wonderful memory:

Apples and honey on Rosh Hashanah? How about carp and gefilte fish and a storybook.

An excellent reflection on the playlist for "Days of Awe."

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